Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of deed.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of deed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. performance of moral or religious acts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Earth, gravel, etc., thrown out in digging; specifically, in coal-mining, refuse rock; attle thrown upon the dump, burrow, or spoil-bank. Also deads. See dead, n., 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. performance of moral or religious acts

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Examples

  • "Observe prayer at early morning, at the close of day, and at the approach of night; for the _good deeds drive away the evil deeds_."

    The Faith of Islam

  • During this panic the citizens went almost mad with cruel terror, and did deeds which make a dark stain on the pages of New York's history, ¬ódeeds which almost parallel those done in the evil days of the Salem witchcraft persecutions, save that in the New York case there really was some ground for the anger and resentment of the persecutors.

    VIII. The Closing of the Colonial Period. 1720-1764.

  • The deeds were accordingly produced, and the fitting member's counfel required evidence to prove the property defcribed in them, to be antient burgages, ac - cording to the defcriptions in the deeds* This was accordingly done with refpeft to four: And then, after fome little difpute, they admitted (as was done before the laft Committee) that more than nine perfons (the number of the fitting member's votes) intitled to burgage houfes, had tendered their votes for the petitioner.

    Reports of the proceedings in committees of the House of Commons, upon controverted elections, heard and determined during the present Parliament ..

  • Do I just send a copy of the death certificate, house deeds and confirmation from myself that this is what she wanted to get the title deeds changed into my parents' names?

    As executor of a will how do I carry out my duties?

  • Here are the title deeds of freedom which should lie in every cottage home.

    Rhetorical Figures in Sound: Antimetabole

  • It must have been on the day I sent him over to collect the title deeds to this place.

    CONSPIRATA

  • Cassandra wiped her hand on her jeans and pulled the title deeds from her back pocket, turned to the property map.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Maybe you should have checked the title deeds, because in your eyes, they refer to non existent lands.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • "She betrayed our rights ... we want our title deeds, that is our right."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The treasurer, Rawlins, unable to balance his accounts, ended up handing over the title deeds of his mansion in Fulham, worth 700, to the governors.

    Bedlam

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